Helen Chen's Asian Kitchen 4-inch Caramelized Bamboo Mortar and Pestle Set
BAMBOO MORTAR/PESTLE 4"
Mortars and pestles have been around for thousands of years and have done the time tested job of crushing, grinding and powdering herbs, grains, spices, nuts, roots, teas and many more items. This style of grinding releases flavor best in seeds, herbs, spices and garlic without degrading them with the heat or excessive movement of an electric mixer, blender or chopper. Mortars and pestles are handy for crushing pills and supplements, too. Made of a beautiful caramelized bamboo this durable mortal and pestle will become a staple of your kitchen.
A combination of lovely materials and traditional design make this mortar and pestle set from Helen's Asian Kitchen a busy home cook's staple. Crafted from caramelized bamboo with a smooth feel and handsome grain, the set features a bat-shaped pestle and a cylindrical mortar. The design is great for grinding spices, seeds, nuts, and more with a comfortable amount of effort and minimal spillage. A great gift for a novice or experienced cook, the set measures 4 inches and should be washed by hand for best results. --Emily Bedard